John David Brown


John David Brown, 66, of Sealy, Texas passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. He was born August 29, 1952, to John William Brown and Florence Mae (Roensch) Jurajda in Weimar, Texas. He married Patricia Esterak on Oct. 4, 1975. They were owners of Century 21 Real Estate Co.

John David before retiring was an employee of the State of Texas Prison Luther Unit as a guard, EMS for Austin County and Colorado County, and Sealy Volunteer Fire Department.

John David is survived by his parents Mother Florence Roensch Jurajda and Step-Father William Jurajda, of Columbus, Texas; Father John William Brown and Step-Mother Anita Brown of Whitney, Tx. Brothers Billy, wife Kay of Columbus, Texas., Thomas, wife Vicki of Katy, Kenneth, wife Donna of Sealy, and sister Susan Leschper, husband Andrew of Sealy; numerous nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephew, brother-in-law Benny Stancik of Sealy. He is preceded in death by his wife Patricia Esterak Brown, grandparents Willie and Alma Roensch, Edward and Mammie Brown; close friend, Billy Teague of Eagle Lake, Texas.

A visitation was held Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 at Knesek Bros. Highway 36 Chapel located at 1140 Meyer St., Sealy, from 3 to 5 p.m. with a rosary at 5 p.m. Funeral service was held on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 at Knesek Bros. Hwy 36 Chapel at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Eric Pitre officiating. Interment followed the service at Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery in Sealy.

Memorials may be made in John David Brown’s name to: American Diabetes Associations 2400 Augusta Dr., Suite 175, Houston, TX 77057-4989.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel located at 768 Fourth St., Sealy, TX 77474, 979-885-3535,


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